Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology
Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology

Journal Information

Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology (ISSN 2318-1265) is an international peer-reviewed open-access journal devoted to publishing papers about Animal Biometeorology, Animal Behaviour, and Animal Welfare, published quarterly online by Malque Publishing.

International Indexing: Web of Science (ESCI), Scopus and SCImago Journal Rank, CAB International, Google Scholar, AGRIS, ASFA, Latindex, among others. The first Impact Factor (Clarivate Analytics) is coming in 2023.

Agile and Efficient Peer-Review: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 20-25 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5-7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2022).

Open Access free for readers, with Article Processing Charge (APC) paid by authors or their institutions. 

Acceptance rate (first half of 2022): 41% 


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Latest articles

Anatomical, physiological, and behavioral mechanisms of thermoregulation in elephants
Adriana Domínguez-Oliva, Marcelo Daniel Ghezzi, Patricia Mora-Medina, Ismael Hernández-Ávalos, Joseline Jacome, Andrea Castellón, Isabel Falcón, Fátima Reséndiz, Nicole Romero, Raúl Ponce, Daniel Mota-Rojas
Available online: September 22, 2022

Environmental conditions and bee foraging on watermelon crops in Panama
Juan Carlos Di Trani, Virginia Meléndez Ramírez, Yostin Añino, Anovel Barba
Available online: September 16, 2022

Critical aspects of legislation and their impact on the welfare of water buffaloes during transport
Daniela Rodríguez-González, Fabio Napolitano, Isabel Guerrero Legarreta, Patricia Mora-Medina, Marcelo Ghezzi, Nancy José-Pérez, Adriana Domínguez-Oliva, Daniel Mota-Rojas
Available online: September 12, 2022


Most cited articles

1. Physiological adaptability of livestock to heat stress: an updated review 86 citations (Rashamol et al. 2018)

2. Infrared thermal image for assessing animal health and welfare 83 citations (Nääs et al. 2014)

3. Effects of human-animal relationship on animal productivity and welfare 69 citations (Mota-Rojas et al. 2020)

4. Use of infrared thermography in veterinary medicine and animal production 39 citations (Roberto and Souza 2014)

5. Hypothermia in newly born piglets: Mechanisms of thermoregulation and pathophysiology of death 28 citations (Villanueva-García et al. 2021)                          


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Manuscript Submission

15th April, 2022
Current EditionCurrent EditionVol. 10, n.4

Dr. João Souza-Junior


Published by:
Malque Publishing

SCImago Journal & Country Rank

J. Anim. Behav. Biometeorol.

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First Impact Factor coming in 2023


We are delighted to announce that the Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology (JABB) will receive its first Impact Factor in 2023.


Clarivate Analytics' announcement on 26th July 2022 informs that all journals currently in their ESCI collection, where JABB is presently indexed, will be bestowed an Impact Factor in June 2023.